System Restore Shortcut

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How to Create a "System Restore" Shortcut in Vista
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This will show you how to create a shortcut to the main System Restore window to make it easier to do a System Restore.
How to Create a "System Restore" Shortcut in Vista
information   Information
This will show you how to create a shortcut to the main System Restore window to make it easier to do a System Restore.
Tip   Tip
The default shortcut location in the Start menu is:

Start Menu\All Programs\Accessories\System Tools\System Restore

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EXAMPLE: Shortcut opens this
System_Restore.jpg




OPTION ONE
To Download the "System Restore" Shortcut

1. Click on the download button below to download the System Restore.zip file.​
download

2. Click on Save, and save it to the Desktop.​
3. Right click on the System Restore.zip file (on desktop) and click on Open.​
4. Click on Allow in the UAC prompt.​
5. Extract the System Restore shortcut to the desktop.​
6. Place the shortcut where you like to use it at.​
7. When done, you can delete the System Restore.zip file.​




OPTION TWO
To Manually Create the "System Restore" Shortcut

1. Right click on a empty area of your destop.​
2. Click on New and Shortcut.
3. Copy and paste the location below into the create window. (See screenshot below)​
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\rstrui.exe

4. Click on the Next button.
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5. Type System Restore. (See screenshot below)​
NOTE: You can name this anything like though.​
6. Click on the Finish button.​
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That's it,
Shawn



 
Last edited:
Shawn Brink

Comments

Thank you for the shortcut! I will have to be happy with that until Microsoft can figure out what is wrong. Thanks again!
 
Hi Brink, Very cool tip! I put one on both Admin. and Standard U. accts. They will get used !!! Thanks Loads, Bare Foot Kid ;)
 
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